Tag Archives: Mississippi

Prohibition Party’s Bill Bayes to Run for President

According to Rick Knox, national chairman of the Prohibition Party, Bill Bayes, the Prohibition Party’s 2016 vice presidential nominee, will seek the 2020 presidential nominations of both the Prohibition and Constitution parties.

Bayes, 66, lives in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, where he owns a manufacturing business.  He is a former teacher and band director.  … Read more ...

Coders for Liberty: Courting McDaniel

Screen Shot 2016-07-28 at 9.55.19 PMThis post originally appeared at Coders for Liberty here.

The Mississippi Libertarian Party [MSLP] has been trying to recruit Chris McDaniel for years. Yet even though Republicans are jumping ship after Trump’s nomination, there is still no word from Chris McDaniel that he is considering joining the Libertarian Party [LP].… Read more ...

Michael Peroutka To Address Constitution Party of Mississippi Convention

Michael Peroutka is one of a number of speakers who is slated to address the Constitution Party of Mississippi’s 2012 convention, which will be held in Tupelo, Mississippi, on June 1st and 2nd.

Michael Anthony Peroutka speaks Friday evening and is the Keynote speaker on Saturday afternoon.  Explaining the American view of law and government, and the work of Institute on the Constitution, Michael will offer insight into the “un-reality” that is occurring in our government and culture, and will remind his hearers to join with those who want to restore the “re-ality.” A Christian and an attorney, Michael is co-founder of Institute on the Constitution (IOTC), headquartered in Pasadena, Maryland.

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Jill Stein Wins Minnesota, Mississippi, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Ties In Hawaii

Six conventions or caucuses were held in state Green Parties all over the United States on Saturday, May 19th, 2012. Jill Stein, the leading candidate for the Presidential nomination of the Green Party, won all of the contests except for Hawaii, Roseanne Barr’s homestate, where she tied with Barr.

Six state Green parties completed their presidential primaries on Saturday, and all six voted strongly for Dr.

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Constitution Party’s Platform Committee Adds Personhood to Pro-Life Plank

Independent Political Report has learned that the Constitution Party’s platform committee has, in the words of one activist, “Strengthened it’s strongest plank” by adding language praising “Personhood” to the Pro-Life plank of the platform.

Several of the Constitution Party’s longtime activists have been involved in the Personhood movement, including Les Riley of Mississippi and Rick Jore of Montana–both of whom ran their states’ respective Personhood initiatives.… Read more ...

Libertarian candidate Donna Knezevich

Source: Libertarian Party (LP.org)

 

Donna Knezevich: Why I\’m Running as a Libertarian Candidate

 

Donna Knezevich, running for Mississippi State Representative, reports about her campaign:

You requested some information from me relative to what I have done on my campaign already, which includes:
– Set up a website: www.donnak4ms.com
– Held a kick off meeting, which made the front page of the local newspaper
– Sent a saturation mailing of nearly 6,000 flyers within my district, introducing myself and listing my party affiliation and major goals if elected
– Posted of 150 signs throughout the district, with party affiliation and major goals if elected
– Obtained an endorsement from Liberty Candidates.org
– Began knocking on doors (approximately 15,000+ in the district – concentrating on higher population areas first) and handing out literature
– Began phone call campaign with list of Republican voters.… Read more ...

Mississippi: Libertarian Knezevich campaigns

From an article by David A. Farrell published June 22, 2011 in The Picayune Item:

PICAYUNE — While national Republicans and Tea Party activists have been debating the merits of third-party attempts, Pearl River County voters will get a chance to see if a third-party candidate can have a local impact, as Donna Knezevich — who filed to run against incumbent State Rep.… Read more ...

Reform Party of Mississippi Plagued by Two Factions, Each Claiming to be Proper Party Officers

Ballot Access News:

The Reform Party of Mississippi is split into two factions, each with its own set of state officers. In Mississippi, candidates for public partisan office file with their parties, not with election officials. Seven candidates associated with one faction filed in the party’s primary for statewide office with their faction’s officers.… Read more ...

Reform Party Has More Statewide Nominees in Mississippi than Democratic Party

Ballot Access News:

Mississippi elects all its state offices in the odd years before presidential election years. The state elects eight statewide state officers this year. Filing for party primaries closed on March 1. The Democrats are only running candidates for five of the eight statewide offices, but the Reform Party is running candidates for seven.… Read more ...

Update on Modern Whig Party: new website, new state chapters

The Modern Whig Party has a new website, Modernwhig.info.

From their blog:

“The MWP is proud to announce new state chapters in Oklahoma, Oregon, Mississippi, Florida, and Arizona. These chapters have been organizing since November of 2010. The MWP is also currently working on new chapters in Ohio and Delaware as well.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Mississippi: ‘The Democratic-Republican Masquerade Party’

From the Chair of the Libertarian Party of Mississippi via TPID:

For the last several decades during election season, Candidates and Incumbents alike, campaign on fiscal responsibility and the protection of civil liberties. Year after year and election cycle after election cycle, these people are voted into office. But as soon as they’re elected, they take off their libertarian mask and revert back to their true identities, where the Government is the cure-all for most of societies’ woes.… Read more ...

MS: Constitution Party candidate, Giaramita, profiled in Desoto Times

From the Desoto Times via TPID:

Gail Giaramita, a Constitution Party candidate in the 1st U.S. Congressional District race, said America needs to “turn back to God” and adhere to the tenets of the U.S. Constitution. In her DeSoto Times-Tribune editorial board interview, she opened her remarks with a prayer.… Read more ...